Pet Treat Recipe: Super-Greens Muffins for Dogs and Horses

This is a time of year when fresh, organic vegetables are plentiful and often on sale. There is an abundance of green, leafy vegetables at our disposal and their benefits to dogs and horses are many. They’re packed with nutrients, including Vitamins A, C and K, iron, folic acid, manganese, magnesium, calcium, glucosinolates and phytochemicals.

Natural Sources of Electrolytes for Pets + Treat Recipe ©

Ionic solutions called electrolytes are essential for nerve and muscle function, and to maintain fluid and acid-base balance.  Electrolytes can conduct electrical impulses when dissolved in body fluids.  The electrolytes sodium, potassium, bicarbonate, chloride, calcium, and phosphates are at risk of depletion when animals and humans are dehydrated.

65+ Plant-Based Sources of Protein / Amino Acids for Pets (With Infographic) ©

Protein (built with amino acids) is important for all pet animal species, including horses, dogs, cats, fish, reptiles, rabbits, ferrets, birds, etc.  The skeletal and muscular system, organs, nervous system, glands, immune system, circulatory system, and blood alkalinity, all depend on protein to function.  It is even more critical for breeding, lactating, and growing animals.

Book Review: My Dog Says I’m a Great Cook!

I’ve always loved community cookbooks because the contributors share their very best recipes.  They’re the most used cookbooks in my collection, worn and stained with splatters of fudge and other goodies that almost invariably turn out well.  That’s why I was so happy to hear that John Bigley and Paris Permenter of DogTipper.com were calling […]

5 Easy Herbs to Grow for your Pet ©

Gardening season has arrived!  It’s time to plan and plant our herbal gardens and we can include some premium supplements for pets.  Dogs, cats, horses, farm animals, ferrets, rabbits, small rodents, reptiles and fish can all benefit from suitable fresh herbs for nutrition, immunity, and healing.  Nothing could be more natural – animals have instinctively […]